Late Twentieth Century

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A Year in a Scots Kitchen

A Year in a Scots Kitchen

By Catherine Brown

Published 1996

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If a supply of the spice mix is handy in a jar it can be quickly mixed into minced beef.


Spice Mix to Store in a Jar with a Tight-Fitting Lid

  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon white peppercorns


Grind spices until fine and store. Mix the beef, spice and salt thoroughly. Roll into small round balls about the size of a small egg.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry, tossing them around in the pan to cook on all sides. Serve with mashed potatoes, clapshot or stovies.